Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for WebSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere over the 6 months to 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM WebSphere
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 85 57
Rank change year-on-year +27 -28 -6
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 44 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.47% 2.30% 2.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.62% 6.62% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 9
Essex median daily rate £500 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.25% -20.00% -
East of England median daily rate £500 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
Essex median hourly rate £32.75 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.13% +14.29% -7.22%
10th Percentile £31.08 £40.00 £28.95
90th Percentile £35.42 £40.00 £37.00
East of England median hourly rate £32.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -18.13% +14.29% -6.54%

WebSphere is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 301 302 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 30.56% 34.67% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 204 81
Essex median daily rate £513 £498 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.02% +42.14% -1.75%
10th Percentile £348 £278 £210
90th Percentile £600 £588 £480
East of England median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 15
Essex median hourly rate £32.75 £35.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.75% +1.43% -5.56%
10th Percentile £24.15 £15.63 £17.95
90th Percentile £48.84 £40.00 £40.90
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £21.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -34.62%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing WebSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Essex

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WebSphere in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Essex

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Essex over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in Essex

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Essex

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Essex region over the 6 months to 16 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea +22 19 £511 +4.87% 3
Basildon - 4 £525 - 1
Brentwood +2 3 - -
WebSphere
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 41 (93.18%) Java
2 22 (50.00%) Linux
3 21 (47.73%) Jenkins
4 19 (43.18%) DevOps
4 19 (43.18%) IBM
5 16 (36.36%) J2EE
5 16 (36.36%) Spring
5 16 (36.36%) Spring Boot
6 14 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (29.55%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (29.55%) Puppet
7 13 (29.55%) SQL
7 13 (29.55%) Servlets
7 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
7 13 (29.55%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (27.27%) Mongrel
8 12 (27.27%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (27.27%) DHCP
8 12 (27.27%) FTP
8 12 (27.27%) HTTP
8 12 (27.27%) TCP/IP
8 12 (27.27%) DNS
8 12 (27.27%) Configuration Management
8 12 (27.27%) IPsec
8 12 (27.27%) VMware
8 12 (27.27%) Apache
8 12 (27.27%) Tomcat
8 12 (27.27%) IIS
8 12 (27.27%) Open Source
8 12 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (27.27%) Apache
1 12 (27.27%) IIS
1 12 (27.27%) Jetty
1 12 (27.27%) Mongrel
1 12 (27.27%) nginx
1 12 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.27%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 13 (29.55%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (27.27%) Google App Engine
2 12 (27.27%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.27%) GitHub
3 1 (2.27%) IaaS
3 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.27%) DHCP
1 12 (27.27%) DNS
1 12 (27.27%) FTP
1 12 (27.27%) HTTP
1 12 (27.27%) IPsec
1 12 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 10 (22.73%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) MySQL
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.27%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 21 (47.73%) Jenkins
2 10 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 10 (22.73%) Travis CI
3 8 (18.18%) Gradle
3 8 (18.18%) Selenium
4 7 (15.91%) Cucumber
4 7 (15.91%) Maven
5 5 (11.36%) AccuRev
6 3 (6.82%) Artifactory
6 3 (6.82%) JUnit
7 2 (4.55%) Ant
7 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
7 2 (4.55%) GitLab
7 2 (4.55%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.55%) Subversion
8 1 (2.27%) git-flow
8 1 (2.27%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.82%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Automotive
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (56.82%) Developer
2 19 (43.18%) Java Developer
3 10 (22.73%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 5 (11.36%) Java WebSphere Developer
5 5 (11.36%) WebSphere Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Architect
7 3 (6.82%) DevOps Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Agile Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Backend Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Integration Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Integration Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Web Applications Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Web Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (36.36%) J2EE
1 16 (36.36%) Spring
1 16 (36.36%) Spring Boot
2 13 (29.55%) Servlets
3 11 (25.00%) .NET
4 9 (20.45%) AngularJS
4 9 (20.45%) Web Services
5 8 (18.18%) SOAP
6 7 (15.91%) XML
7 6 (13.64%) JMS
7 6 (13.64%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (13.64%) RESTful
8 5 (11.36%) Gherkin
9 4 (9.09%) HTML
10 3 (6.82%) Ajax
10 3 (6.82%) CSS
10 3 (6.82%) Struts
10 3 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (6.82%) XHTML
11 2 (4.55%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.55%) Clustering
1 2 (4.55%) Replication
2 1 (2.27%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 22 (50.00%) Linux
2 10 (22.73%) Unix
3 6 (13.64%) Solaris
4 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.55%) Windows
6 1 (2.27%) AIX
6 1 (2.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) DevOps
2 14 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (29.55%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 12 (27.27%) Open Source
5 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (22.73%) Test Strategy
7 9 (20.45%) Process Improvement
8 8 (18.18%) Test Automation
9 7 (15.91%) Pair Programming
10 6 (13.64%) TDD
11 5 (11.36%) Microservices
12 4 (9.09%) Release Management
13 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
13 3 (6.82%) User Stories
13 3 (6.82%) Web Application Development
14 2 (4.55%) BDD
14 2 (4.55%) Deployment Automation
14 2 (4.55%) Information Management
14 2 (4.55%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 41 (93.18%) Java
2 13 (29.55%) SQL
3 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.36%) Bash Shell
5 4 (9.09%) Groovy
5 4 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.55%) C
7 2 (4.55%) Python
8 1 (2.27%) Perl
8 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (27.27%) Xen
2 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) Puppet
2 7 (15.91%) Ansible
3 3 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) IBM
2 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
3 12 (27.27%) Google
3 12 (27.27%) VMware
4 11 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (6.82%) Adobe
6 2 (4.55%) WSO2
7 1 (2.27%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (2.27%) HP
7 1 (2.27%) Red Hat